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Leicester advance in FA Cup as Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in England

Leicester advance in FA Cup as Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in England

2018-01-17 09:39:53

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) as Leicester City advanced in the English FA Cup. The former English Premier League champions reached the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 replay victory over third-tier Fleetwood Town on Tuesday. Iheanacho, who had put the hosts ahead in the first half, was initially ruled offside when he deftly chipped the ball over the goalkeeper into the net in the 77th minute. But the goal was given after consultation between referee Jon Moss and the VAR. Video replays… continue reading


Wake up, CAN tells Buhari over herdsmen’s killings

Wake up, CAN tells Buhari over herdsmen’s killings

2018-01-17 09:33:03

The President Buhari-led Federal Government has by its defective response to killings by herdsmen wasted the huge public approval on which it rode into power, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) noted yesterday. The body called for the immediate replacement of the inspector general of police and the redeployment of all police commissioners. It also urged Buhari to overhaul the National Security Council, with a view to sharing its membership equally between Christians and Muslims. It sought the designation of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as a terrorist organisation and called for the arrest of its… continue reading


Benue killings: Saraki, others meet Buhari over Senate resolution

Benue killings: Saraki, others meet Buhari over Senate resolution

2018-01-17 09:22:22

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday evening led Senate leadership to a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting which lasted about one and a half hour was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It afforded the federal lawmakers the opportunity of briefing Buhari of the resolution reached by the Senate earlier in the day on the recent killings in Benue State. Saraki briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting on behalf of his colleagues. He said, “The meeting was just a follow up. “You know I was here with the Speaker… continue reading


Armed Fulani men attack Taraba community, kill traditional ruler

Armed Fulani men attack Taraba community, kill traditional ruler

2018-01-16 09:42:52

Armed Fulani men on Monday evening attacked Karmen community in Ibi local government area of Taraba State and killed a local traditional ruler. The caretaker chairman of Ibi local government council, Hon. Bala Bako, confirmed the attack and killing in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Jalingo. Bako told our correspondent that the Fulani gunmen struck when the people of the community gathered for a security meeting. “We have some security challenges in Ibi and we have been making efforts to ensure that ethnic groups in our domain accommodate and live in peace with one another. “The Chief of… continue reading


Leon Balogun, Anthony Ujah suffer racial abuse in Germany

Leon Balogun, Anthony Ujah suffer racial abuse in Germany

2018-01-15 11:05:50

Mainz’s Nigeria international Leon Balogun said he and another Nigerian footballer Anthony Ujah were victims of racist abuse in Saturday’s 3-2 defeat at Hanover 96. Visitors Mainz threw away a two-goal lead as Hanover striker Niclas Fuellkrug scored a hat-trick before Balogun revealed the abuse. “Anthony Ujah and I were insulted by monkey noises from the Hanover 96 fans while we were warming up,” Berlin-born Balogun wrote on Twitter, which Ujah retweeted. “I’m shocked that such behaviour exists in the Bundesliga in 2018.” Hanover has apologised, while the German Football Association (DFB) set to investigate. continue reading


Africans, others rally against Trump’s racist remarks

Africans, others rally against Trump’s racist remarks

2018-01-15 10:58:33

The Africans in the diaspora would on Monday join their counterparts from Haiti, El Salvador and other countries in a rally to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged racist remarks. The rally would also hold in New Jersey, Atlanta, Houston and across other major U.S. cities. The organisers of the event urged all people of African descent and others to attend the rally to “reject the denigration President Trump uttered against us”. The U.S. president reportedly made the comment during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office on Thursday. “Why are we having all these people from… continue reading


Benue killings: If FG can’t protect us, we will raise an army, says Unongo

Benue killings: If FG can’t protect us, we will raise an army, says Unongo

2018-01-12 10:19:37

Many residents of Makurdi in mourning gathered on Thursday at the IBB Square as bodies of the victims of the Fulani herdsmen attacks of January 1 and 2, 2018, in parts of Benue State were given a mass burial. Offices, commercial banks, markets and schools were closed in the state capital as the government had, a day earlier, declared Thursday, a work-free day in honour of the 73 victims. Many of those who attended the requiem shed tears as they lamented incessant attacks on residents of the state by herdsmen. A leader of the Tiv nation and the chairman of… continue reading


Fayose chides Buhari over appointment of northerner as NIA DG

Fayose chides Buhari over appointment of northerner as NIA DG

2018-01-12 09:59:59

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over replacement of the sacked National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director-General, Ambassador Ayo Oke with Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, a northerner. He said; “The President has further demonstrated to Nigerians that he is an unrepentant sectional leader, who does not care about the feelings of people from other parts of the country.” The governor said; “With the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the NIA Director General, all heads of security agencies are now northerners and the question is, is this what those who enshrined federal character in our constitution envisaged?”… continue reading


Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

2017-12-11 08:25:35

Israel’s leader faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the Middle East’s moribund peace process following widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in Brussels for an informal breakfast with EU foreign ministers who will urge him to “resume meaningful negotiations”, according to the bloc’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini. The talks come after French President Emmanuel Macron met Netanyahu in Paris on Sunday and called on him to freeze settlement building and to re-engage with Palestinians following widespread protests over the US move. Last week’s… continue reading


Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

2017-12-11 08:23:43

Israel’s leader faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the Middle East’s moribund peace process following widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in Brussels for an informal breakfast with EU foreign ministers who will urge him to “resume meaningful negotiations”, according to the bloc’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini. The talks come after French President Emmanuel Macron met Netanyahu in Paris on Sunday and called on him to freeze settlement building and to re-engage with Palestinians following widespread protests over the US move. Last week’s… continue reading


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